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  • How Newsrooms Help Destroy Black Lives

    July 19, 2017
    “The pen is mightier than the sword.” It’s true. Every day I watch as journalists’ pens cut down Black lives.
  • A Record-Breaking Day of Action as Millions Join Fight for Net Neutrality

    July 13, 2017
    The Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality was a mammoth deal. And one thing is clear: No one — except the big broadband providers and their assorted lobbyists and trade groups — likes the Trump FCC’s plan to destroy the internet.
  • 10 Things AT&T Could Do to Actually Support Net Neutrality

    July 11, 2017
    We're still picking ourselves off the floor from all the laughing we did when AT&T issued a press release this afternoon announcing that it was joining the "Day of Action for preserving and advancing the open internet."
  • Fight to Save the Internet This Wednesday

    July 11, 2017
    The Trump FCC — like the rest of this administration — is doing everything in its power to serve corporations and harm the rest of us. But this Wednesday the internet is fighting back.
  • A Hidden Threat to Free Expression: DRM

    July 7, 2017
    The movement to protect free expression online is strong — for proof look at the millions of people fighting to save Net Neutrality. But there's an important problem that many free-expression advocates aren't aware of because it usually lurks just beneath the sleek interfaces of our devices and software: DRM, or digital restrictions management.
  • Clean Budget Coalition Calls for End to Ideological Riders

    July 6, 2017
    Free Press Action Fund has joined the Clean Budget Coalition alongside more than 170 public interest groups to send a letter to Congress opposing the inclusion of ideological policy riders in appropriations bills.
  • FCC 'Lifeline' Program Opponents Wage War on the Poor

    June 30, 2017
    Lifeline critics are using a new GAO report to intensify attacks on the program and malign its users — dismissing the tremendous opportunities Lifeline has provided for millions of people.
  • Bill to Transform Local Media Building Momentum in New Jersey

    June 30, 2017
    In just a few short months, passing the Civic Info Bill — which would transform how New Jerseyans get news and information about their communities — has gone from impossible to achievable.
  • What New Jersey Residents Have to Say About the Civic Info Bill

    June 27, 2017
    Runaway consolidation has decimated news outlets across New Jersey, leaving many communities without any real coverage. That’s why Free Press Action Fund has been lobbying to pass the Civic Info Bill, which would allocate $100 million over five years to fund essential news-and-information projects and meet the needs of underserved communities.
  • Color of Surveillance Conference Highlights Monitoring of Immigrant Communities

    June 26, 2017
    Although unchecked government surveillance remains a popular topic in the post-Snowden era, the surveillance debate far too often overlooks how these programs have always disproportionately affected communities of color.

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